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Dr Rachel Burr

Post:Senior Teaching Fellow in Education (Education)
Other posts:Member (Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth)
 Senior Teaching Fellow in Social Work and Social Care (Social Work and Social Care)
Location:ESSEX HOUSE EH 214

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 872891
International:+44 1273 872891
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Rachel is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the School of Education and Social Work. She graduated from Kent University with a degree in Geography and Social Anthropology, went on to complete an MSc on Social Policy, Administration and Social Work from the LSE, and completed a PhD in Anthropology of Childhood at Brunel University. She is an anthropologist and a qualified social worker with an international background in child protection. She teaches across both schools. Her research focuses on childhood experiences in the international context particularly in relation to child rights. She is the author of Vietnam’s Children in a Changing World (2006) Rutgers University Press.